Mark Malkoff Skypes with Skypes with People in 160+ Countries [Video]

Skype turned ten this year, and to celebrate, one of our favorite speakers, Mark Malkoff, used Skype to talk to people in 162 countries from around the world. He “high-fived” a girl from the Bahamas. He got yelled at by a a guy in Indonesia for accidentally calling at 2 AM. He even talked to … [Read more]

9 Brilliant Bloggers Talk About Video Podcasting

ryan matthew

Brilliant Bloggers is a bi-weekly series here at NMX where we look at the best posts from around the web all surrounding a specific topic. Every other week, we’ll feature a brilliant blogger, along with a huge list of more resources where you can learn about the topic. You can see more Brilliant Blogger posts … [Read more]

How to Promote Your Web Series with a Blog

promote your web series

Looking for new ways to promote your web series? A blog is one of your best options. Businesses use blogs as part of a larger content marketing strategy. This means that the blog itself doesn’t make money, but it brings traffic to a website so people become aware of what you’re promoting. There’s no reason … [Read more]

25 Brilliant Bloggers Talk About Vine

craig fifield

Brilliant Bloggers is a bi-weekly series here at NMX where we look at the best posts from around the web all surrounding a specific topic. Every other week, we’ll feature a brilliant blogger, along with a huge list of more resources where you can learn about the topic. You can see more Brilliant Blogger posts … [Read more]

How to Track Conversions from YouTube Viewers [Video]

YouTube Partners can now link out to other sites within their video annotations, which can be a great way to drive new readers to a blog, ecommerce site, landing page, etc. You can also, of course, add links to your description and channel page. Very few people are creating video content consistently, so you have … [Read more]

How Video Bloggers Can Use Flow: 5 Questions to Ask to Improve Your Vlogging Skills

Gideon Shalwick is one of my favorite video bloggers, and in this video, he talks about using “flow” to be a better video blogger. This is actually a skill you can apply to almost anything in life. Flow is what you might call “getting in the zone” and it helps you master a skill even … [Read more]

The Only Four Things Your Really Need to Start Video Podcasting

perry lawrence

At NMX 2013, Perry Lawrence gave a great presentation on how to get started video podcasting. When you break it down, there are only four things you really need to begin: An Idea The Desire A Budget Discipline Let’s take a close look at these four necessities to help you on the road to video … [Read more]

Top Advice for Video Creators from IAWTV Award Winners

IAWTV sponsored an awesome video track at NMX 2013, and after the conference, they also hosted an awards ceremony for web TV content creators. NMX sponsor .tv got a chance to work the red carpet, interviewing some of the nominees and winners. But in this case, the question wasn’t “Who are you wearing?” Instead, correspondent … [Read more]

Occupy Conan: A New Level of Community Interaction for Television or a Lame Stunt?

Conan

When we talk about video and new media, we’re usually talking about web series. But I think we would be wrong to ignore the ways traditional television shows and networks are also finding new and interesting ways to connect with their online audiences. So, last night when I was channel surfing and happened upon the … [Read more]

Quick and Dirty Video Production

dave taylor

From writing a script to lighting and sound, recording with the built-in webcam on your laptop, editing, production and post-production with Apple’s iMovie, award-winning speaker Dave Taylor demonstrated every step needed to create your first YouTube-ready video during his session at NMX 2013. We had the pleasure of seeing Dave’s workshop yesterday at NMX. Here are … [Read more]